Next boss Lord Wolfson of Aspley Guise played down the risks attached to a No deal Brexit

Next retail boss U-turns to say No Deal Brexit will cause ‘mild disruption’ at worst

Next retail boss U-turns to say No Deal Brexit will cause ‘mild disruption’ at worst – because Boris Johnson’s Government is getting the country ready to leave on October 31 Lord Wolfson said he will be ‘much less frightened’ No Deal if the Government is well prepared Peer said he has ‘every indication’ they are […]

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Boris Johnson holds second referendum on getting a Downing Street dog

Boris Johnson holds second referendum on getting a Downing Street dog

Boris Johnson has held a second referendum – on whether to get a Number 10 dog. The Mirror understands Mr Johnson called an all-staff meeting on Friday morning, and asked staff for a second show of hands on whether he should get a Prime Ministerial pooch. The motion was overwhelmingly carried, with just three members […]

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Boris Johnson news - live: Brexit latest updates as prime minister visits Scotland today

Boris Johnson news – live: Brexit latest updates as prime minister visits Scotland today

In an interview with BBC Breakfast, Scottish Finance Secretary Derek Mackay was sceptical of Mr Johnson’s visit. The SNP frontbencher said: “We feel that Boris Johnson is just the bluff and bluster and his premiership will just represent that, but with substantial and significant damage to the economy of the whole of the UK and Scotland. “But if we’re […]

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Boris Johnson doesn't give a toss about Brexit. So what is he REALLY up to? - Fleet Street Fox

Boris Johnson doesn’t give a toss about Brexit. So what is he REALLY up to? – Fleet Street Fox

Whatever happens next, we’re not about to get the Brexit we were promised. We’re going to get an attack on the sovereignty of Parliament, promises to relinquish control of our borders, and a screaming economic u-turn that are all the precise opposite of what 17.4m people voted for. If only there had been a successful […]

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Jacob Rees-Mogg handed government job as Boris Johnson builds right-wing cabinet

Jacob Rees-Mogg handed government job as Boris Johnson builds right-wing cabinet

Jacob Rees-Mogg has been handed a senior government job by Boris Johnson as the new PM assembles the most right-wing Cabinet since the 1980s. The hardline Brexiteer was summoned to Number 10 this evening, where he was offered the plum role of Leader of the House of Commons. The fusty, posh old-Etonian who once took […]

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Jacob Rees-Mogg handed cabinet role by Boris Johnson

Jacob Rees-Mogg handed cabinet role by Boris Johnson

Jacob Rees-Mogg has been appointed Leader of the House of Commons by Boris Johnson. The arch-Brexiteer was also appointed Lord President of the Council and will attend cabinet, Downing Street said. Mr Rees-Mogg, chairman of the European Research Group, told Sky News: “The prime minister kindly offered me a very interesting job to do, one that […]

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Boris Johnson cabinet: Sajid Javid, Priti Patel and Dominic Raab given top jobs – live news

Boris Johnson cabinet: Sajid Javid, Priti Patel and Dominic Raab given top jobs – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as the new PM chooses his cabinet PMQs: May gives Johnson frosty welcome Hammond quits as chancellor Barnier says Johnson must decide if UK wants deal or not PMQs – Snap verdict Johnson’s first speech as PM – Summary and analysis 8.01pm BST Matt Hancock was one of […]

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Boris Johnson: What the new prime minister’s cabinet shake-up will look like

Boris Johnson: What the new prime minister’s cabinet shake-up will look like

Boris Johnson will make a bid to broaden his appeal by using his first day as prime minister to appoint women and ethnic minority MPs to what aides were terming a “cabinet for modern Britain”. The shake-up is expected to include a return to the cabinet for Priti Patel, 20 months after she was forced […]

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Trump congratulates Boris Johnson, saying he will be 'great' as UK's next PM – live news | Politics

Trump congratulates Boris Johnson, saying he will be ‘great’ as UK’s next PM – live news | Politics

The Conservative party has just thrown the UK out of the frying pan and into the fire. During the most serious political crisis in decades, a clown is set to become prime minister. But this is no joke. People will soon realise, this isn’t as good as it gets. By electing Boris Johnson, the Conservative […]

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